Postgraduate Pathway in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Pre-Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 months
  • English (schedule IELTS)
University rank #501 (WUR) ,
Founded in 2009, ICP is an Associate College of the University of Portsmouth, offering students a modern and dynamic educational experience. The College provides educational pathways to a broad range of University of Portsmouth degrees in an environment that encourages you to achieve excellence in your studies.


The postgraduate pathway is for students who do not meet the traditional entry requirements for Stage 2 (Master's Degree) or who would benefit from additional academic preparation. Students can begin their postgraduate pathway at ICP and graduate from the University of Portsmouth with a world-class qualification.

Why study here?
  • Location - Only 90 minutes from central London by train, Portsmouth is one of the sunniest places in the country, boasting miles of beautiful beaches.
  • Excellence - The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 400 universities in the world (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings).
  • Flexibility - ICP offers pathways to over 100 different University of Portsmouth degree programmes, meaning you can choose the pathway that is best for you.
  • Success - over 1,100 ICP students have progressed to the University of Portsmouth since 2009, and over 230 former ICP students successfully graduated in 2014.

Programme Structure

  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Study
  • Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Mini-Dissertation
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements

To enter ICP courses students must meet both the Academic and English language requirements.

  • English language requirements
  • Academic entry requirements
English language preparation

ICP's Pre-sessional English Language takes place in the same classrooms as our academic courses, so students studying English language are part of the ICP student body and have access to the same university facilities as those in academic courses. Successful completion of your Pre-sessional course guarantees you a place on the following academic stage at ICP.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6800 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6800 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6800 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6800 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.